Not right to play T20 World Cup in India if it will use COVID-19 resources or unsafe, says Australia's Pat Cummins
The postponement of Indian Premier League after multiple cases of COVID-19 inside the bio-bubble has led to a big question-mark on whether the marquee ICC event should be held in India where a third wave is expected around that time.
IPL 2021: AB de Villiers keen to make South Africa comeback, says 'it will be fantastic' to get a shot at T20 World Cup
De Villiers, 37, said he is going to communicate with South Africa head coach Mark Boucher towards the end of the IPL.
Backup plan for T20 World Cup is ready but we intend to stage it in India for now, says ICC interim CEO Geoff Allardice
ICC's interim CEO Geoff Allardice on Wednesday said the body has backup plans in place for the T20 World Cup in India later this year but is currently not entertaining any thoughts of moving it out of the country despite a surge in COVID-19 cases.
India vs England: Virat Kohli-led hosts favourites for ICC T20 World Cup, say Mike Atherton, Michael Vaughan
The ICC T20 World Cup is scheduled to be held in India in October and November this year, with the hosts going in as the favourites.
India vs England: Rohit Sharma says hosts not seeing upcoming series as dress rehearsal for T20 World Cup
India have picked some fresh faces for the series while resting lead pacer Jasprit Bumrah as the team looks to build on their preparations for the showpiece event.
New Zealand coach Gary Stead has said the team could travel to India for this year's ICC World T20 with a 20-member squad because of the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
England's Test captain Joe Root wants to be in the squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup though he understands it is not going to be a cakewalk for one of the country's finest batsmen in the game's traditional format.
PCB chief Wasim Khan then clarified that it's only fair that there is a time-frame for such a deadline, which they've set for January 2021.
The 2021 edition of the ICC T20 World Cup will go to either Sri Lanka or the UAE in case India, which is currently the third-worst-hit nation in the world in terms of COVID-19 cases, is unable to do so.
Taylor, who had become the first New Zealand player to play 100 T20Is in February this year during a series against India, will turn 37 when India hosts the 2021 T20 World Cup.
India were retained as hosts for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021, while Australia will host the 2022 edition of the same event.
BCCI, Cricket Australia to discuss on swapping T20 World Cups during Friday's virtual ICC board meeting
It is expected that Cricket Australia will like to host the T20 World Cup in October 2021 as it had already started preparations and wouldn't like to wait for two years but BCCI also doesn't want to forego its right to host the tournament in 2021.
India limited overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma wants his team to win at least two out of the next three World Cups and says the management is making a conscious effort to give young players adequate chances to prove themselves.